Golfers Finish Sixth at NCAA Championship

May 21, 2010

The No.1 ranked UCLA women's golf team recorded its fourth consecutive Top 10 finish at the NCAA Championship Friday, finishing sixth at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, NC.

The Bruins (1,169, +17) recorded their best team score of the tournament, a one-under par 287, and finished behind three other conference rivals and first-time NCAA champion Purdue. The Boilermakers (1,153, +1) held off a late charge from USC (1,154, +2) to win by a stroke with Arizona State (1,161, +9) and Arizona (1,166, +14) finishing fourth and fifth, respectively. Alabama captured third place at 1,157 (+5). Purdue became the first Big 10 school to win the NCAA women's golf title.

UCLA recordedd its seventh Top 10 finish in the last eight years.

Individually, the Bruins were led by Brianna Do's two-under par 70, which enabled her to finish in a tie for 43rd place at 296 (+8). After playing her front side in one-over par 37, she birdied the first four holes on her back nine, made one bogey and carded an inward score of 33.

Senior Sydnee Michaels added a 71 (-1) in her final collegiate round and tied for 39th at 295 (+7). Freshman Tiffany Lua was the Bruins' highest finisher, tying for 27th place at 293 (+5) following her final round 72 (E). Sophomore Stephanie Kono also tied for 43rd place after posting a score of 74 (+2) on Friday. Junior Glory Yang tied for 76th after posting a score of 78 (+6).

Oklahoma State's Caroline Hedwell won medalist honors after firing her second straight 68 (-4) to finish at 276 (-12).

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EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Monday, Feb 22
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 23
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
T-6th (+17, 881)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
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vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 20 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Saturday, May 21 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 22 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Monday, May 23 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Tuesday, May 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Wednesday, May 25 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
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